Registration Volunteer

  • Des Moines
  • Art Center
  • 4700 Grand Ave
  • Des Moines, Iowa
  • 515.277.4405
  • Hours | Directions

  • John & Mary Pappajohn
  • Sculpture Park
  • 13th and Grand Ave
  • Downtown
  • Des Moines, Iowa
  • Hours | Directions

The Des Moines Art Center is known for its world-class collection of artwork and magnificent
architecture. The Art Center is seeking a Registration Volunteer to assist with the 2013
works on paper inventory. The Art Center has over 4,000 works on paper, and the Registration
Office is responsible for keeping an up-to-date record of the location of each work in the
Art Center's collection, assigning storage locations, as well as maintaining up-to-date
historical records and documentation for each work of art.

The Registration Volunteer will assist with verifying and updating the locations for all works
in our collection management software as well as visually inspecting and measuring the works.

Candidates must be detail oriented, self-motivated, possess excellent typing and alpha-
numeric data entry skills, and be able to lift 20 lbs. frequently.

The Registration Volunteer position is a month-long, unpaid position requiring between
20 - 40 hours per week starting at the end of October 2013.

Interested parties, please send a cover letter with availability and resume to:

Sydney Royal
Assistant Registrar
Des Moines Art Center
4700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312